22
Feb
09

Self Identified

Confucius said to
Call things by their right names is
How wisdom begins.

It’s impossible.
If everything is in flux
You will never know

What to call a thing
Unless it declares itself
And tells you its name.

My name is dazzling
Violet seeker of best words.
How may I know you?

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1 Response to “Self Identified”


  1. February 25, 2009 at 14:01

    I love this poem! Well done!


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